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Number of billionaires worldwide drops for the first time in 10 years

In 2018 the world lost 57 billionaires compared to the previous year. The richest saw their fortunes reduced by $388 billion. For the first time since the financial crisis of 2008, the wealth of billionaires has fallen. In 2018 there were 57 billionaires less than the previous year. The number of people with a nine-figure […]

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Russia’s first combat icebreaker: weapon against US in the Arctic?

MOSCOW – Developed to carry out autonomous Arctic missions and integrated into naval combat groups, Russia’s new armed icebreaker can also perform escort tasks in the Arctic zone. The Russian icebreaker Ivan Papanin was launched on October 25 in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, scheduled for delivery in 2021. With a reinforced ice hull […]

The rise of the Petroyuan: Circumventing U.S. sanctions and economic hegemony

Countries resisting the hegemonic U.S. dollar and see it as a hindrance to their own development and sovereignty within the global economy are not only those that have been attacked for attempting to de-dollarize their economy like Venezuela, but also the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). The collective economy of these […]

VIDEO: Lockheed Martin Tries Selling Rebranded F-16 to India

WASHINGTON D.C – In February, Lockheed Martin, the giant US defense company unveiled the allegedly new jet and was offering it to India in response to the Indian Air Force’s RFI (Request For Information) for 110 fighters, worth over $15 billion. The F-21, in other words, a rebranded F-16, will compete with 7 other aircraft […]

US Says Russia is ‘Vital Part’ for Denuclearization of North Korea

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov told reporters that US Special Envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun confirmed during talks in Washington that the US sees Russia as indispensable in the process of denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. “Today, Biegun confirmed at the end of our conversation that the United States greatly […]